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With Christmas just around the corner, Jo is excited to share with you this Gluten Free Christmas cake. It’s a moist, delicious, gluten free festive treat. With just the right amount of holiday spice, this cake is delicious and full of goodness, including pumpkin and pumpkin seeds. It’s made with rice flour and sweetened with[...]↣ READ MORE

Breakfast time at Azul is all about deliciously healthy homemade food and happy smiling faces around the breakfast table. Jo’s fabulous homemade marmalades make such a delicious topping for your bread or sweetener in your porridge and they are so simple to make at home. Here she shares with us the recipe for her apple, date[...]↣ READ MORE

Cinnamon and diabetes

Adding some spice to your life may do more than enhance the flavor of foods! In Ayurveda cinnamon is used in treating type II diabetes. Interestingly I read a study published by Diabetes Care who reports on people with type II diabetes. The patients were given differing daily amounts of cinnamon. Regardless of the amount[...]↣ READ MORE

Calling all gluten-free cake lovers! With banana, date and spices, and coconut oil instead of butter, this is a surprisingly healthy cake and a great treat for happy taste buds and a happy belly. Enjoy! Ingredients 200g dates or date puree 100ml water 3 bananas, mashed 50g coconut oil 3 eggs Juice and zest of[...]↣ READ MORE